We All Want Impossible Things: A Novel
(eAudiobook)

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HarperAudio, 2022.
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eAudiobook
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9780063230934
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6h 55m 27s
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English

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Catherine Newman., Catherine Newman|AUTHOR., & Jane Oppenheimer|READER. (2022). We All Want Impossible Things: A Novel . HarperAudio.

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Catherine Newman, Catherine Newman|AUTHOR and Jane Oppenheimer|READER. 2022. We All Want Impossible Things: A Novel. HarperAudio.

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Catherine Newman, Catherine Newman|AUTHOR and Jane Oppenheimer|READER. We All Want Impossible Things: A Novel HarperAudio, 2022.

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Catherine Newman, Catherine Newman|AUTHOR, and Jane Oppenheimer|READER. We All Want Impossible Things: A Novel HarperAudio, 2022.

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Edith and Ashley have been best friends for over forty-two years. They've shared the mundane and the momentous together: trick or treating and binge drinking, Gilligan's Island reruns and REM concerts, hickeys and heartbreak, surprise Scottish wakes, marriages, infertility, and children. As Ash says, "Edi's memory is like the back-up hard drive for mine." But now the unthinkable has happened. Edi is dying of ovarian cancer and spending her last days at a hospice near Ash, who stumbles into heartbreak surrounded by her daughters, ex(ish) husband, dear friends, a poorly chosen lover (or two), and a rotating cast of beautifully, fleetingly human hospice characters.

As The Fiddler on the Roof soundtrack blasts all day long from the room next door, Edi and Ash reminisce, hold on, and try to let go. Meanwhile, Ash struggles with being an imperfect friend, wife, and parent - with life, in other words, distilled to its heartbreaking, joyful, and comedic essence.

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